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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
Their championship odds are 60/1, 1.6% (#18 best). They win the championship in 1.8% of simulations which makes them a good betting value. They are also a good bet to win the East at 30/1, 3.2%. Their sim chance is 3.5%. They are projected to finish with 97 points and go over their pre-season futures line of 95.5. Their playoff chances stand at 74.9% (0.3% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the East.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 37-30. At 37-25-5 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down 126 units. They are 31-36 against the puck line for a -24 loss. Their under-over record is 35-32. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Detroit Red Wings. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
Their record should be better. Their average goal differential is +0.31 which ranks #8 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #11. They are the #7 ranked team in goal differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #9 ranked team among home teams. They are trending down. Their average goal differential in their past 6 games is -0.5 (#22 over this stretch).
OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):
DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Petr Mrazek who is projected to be the #4 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|20||Aho, Sebastian||C||6-0||176||07/26/1997||No College|
|18||Dzingel, Ryan||LW||6-0||190||03/09/1992||No College|
|6||Edmundson, Joel||D||6-4||215||06/28/1993||No College|
|4||Fleury, Haydn||D||6-3||208||07/08/1996||No College|
|13||Foegele, Warren||LW||6-2||198||04/01/1996||No College|
|51||Gardiner, Jake||D||6-2||203||07/04/1990||No College|
|48||Martinook, Jordan||C||6-0||196||07/25/1992||No College|
|23||McGinn, Brock||RW||6-0||187||02/02/1994||No College|
|34||Mrazek, Petr||G||6-1||190||02/14/1992||No College|
|88||Necas, Martin||RW||6-1||178||01/15/1999||1||No College|
|21||Niederreiter, Nino||LW||6-2||218||09/08/1992||No College|
|47||Reimer, James||G||6-2||220||03/15/1988||No College|
|76||Skjei, Brady||D||6-3||210||03/26/1994||No College|
|74||Slavin, Jaccob||D||6-3||207||05/01/1994||No College|
|11||Staal, Jordan||C||6-4||220||09/10/1988||No College|
|37||Svechnikov, Andrei||LW||6-2||195||03/26/2000||No College|
|86||Teravainen, Teuvo||RW||5-11||191||09/11/1994||No College|
|16||Trocheck, Vincent||C||5-10||183||07/11/1993||No College|
|14||Williams, Justin||RW||6-1||184||10/04/1981||No College|
|57||van Riemsdyk, Trevor||D||6-2||192||07/24/1991||No College|